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English Definitionnature; character; property; quality; attribute; sexuality; sex; gender; suffix forming adjective from verb; suffix forming noun from adjective, corresponding to -ness or -ity; essence
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄒㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing3
Part of Speech(名) noun, (词尾) suffix
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性质xìngzhìnature; characteristic
性格xìnggénature; disposition; temperament; character
性能xìngnéngfunction; performance
性别xìngbiégender; sex; distinguishing between the sexes
性命xìngmìnglife
Words With Same Tail Word    
任性rènxìngwillful; headstrong; unruly
个性gèxìngindividuality; personality
积极性jījí xìngzeal; initiative; enthusiasm; activity
女性nǚxìngwoman; the female sex
恶性èxìngmalignant; wicked; vicious (circle); producing evil; rapid (decline); runaway (inflation)
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